Shield

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Registration number
318
Item name
Shield 
Category
Shield
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Not applicable > South coast and riverine region > Murray-Darling River region
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Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Unrecorded 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

A long narrow shield of light coloured hard-wood. The words “Club Shield” have been painted on with a cream coloured paint. The shield has sharp angular edges giving it a “cubic” form.

Research notes

The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.

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